William Gossett Bumgarner

26 April 1920–3 March 1978 (Age 57)
Summit, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Gossett

When William Gossett Bumgarner was born on 26 April 1920, in Summit, Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph Robert Bumgarner, was 22 and his mother, Mae Brown, was 20. He lived in Barkers Creek Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1978. He died on 3 March 1978, in Whittier, Swain, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Whittier, Swain, North Carolina, United States.

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Joseph Robert Bumgarner
Mae Brown
William Gossett Bumgarner
Kermit Columbus Bumgarner
Gerald Clayton Bumgarner
Harry Bumgarner

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 17

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German Baumgartner .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Billie Bumgarner in household of Mae Bumgarner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William G. Bumgarner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Gossett Bumgarner, "North Carolina, Deaths, 1931-1994"

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